Film, Video A Bronx Morning Alternate Title: Jay Leyda's a Bronx morning

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A Bronx Morning
Other Title
Alternate Title: Jay Leyda's a Bronx morning
Contributor Names
Leyda, Jay
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  City symphonies
City symphonies
-  Summary: "Jay Leyda artistic film shot from speeding subway cars-shows the people walking, business activities in this borough of New York City"--Summary from J. Fred MacDonald and Associates film inventory. Described as a "city symphony," the eleven-minute European style avant-garde film recorded a Bronx street in New York City before it is crowded with traffic. On the strength of this film Leyda was invited to study with Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein, the only American to do so.
Film, Video
Call Number/Physical Location
Mavis identifier: 1917750
Source Collection
Macdonald (J. Fred And Leslie W.) Collection
Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
Online Format

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Leyda, Jay. A Bronx Morning. 1931. Video.

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Leyda, J. (1931) A Bronx Morning. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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